21Vianet Group Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

21vianet Group (NASDAQ:VNET) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 16th. 21Vianet Group Inc. is a carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in China. The Company host its customers’ servers and networking equipment and provides interconnectivity as well as provides managed network services to enable customers to deliver data across the Internet.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to 21vianet Group Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.12 per share on revenues of $69.89 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 62.29.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.18 to a profit $0.14. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.57, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how 21vianet Group has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 46.01 79.43 161.82 244.26
Diluted EPS ($) -0.0264 -3.239 0.0571 0.1539

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 50.45 54.84 57.33 62.84 66.96
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0084 -0.0476 0.0472 0.0286 0.1125

Past Performance:
21vianet Group has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)